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Old 09-02-2003, 09:01 AM   #1
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Default locking/unlocking files with c ?

hi, ive looked everywhere (still looking...) for examples on how to do this,

i know naff all about c so any help plz ?

+ theres no way to use lock resources via itcl for files outside of server control ?


and if u want to write me an exe to lock/unlock file thatd be g*

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Old 09-02-2003, 06:00 PM   #2
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afaik any file that is fopen()'d is locked while that program is still running and the file handle is still active(fclose() wasn't called)

correct me if i'm wrong ?

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Old 09-03-2003, 02:37 AM   #3
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Open the file in write mode. That should lock it properly.
Also check out http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...createfile.asp and http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...e/lockfile.asp and http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...lockfileex.asp etc.. Its just basic win api stuff...
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Old 09-03-2003, 06:41 AM   #4
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ok, cheers :O
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